In The News

August 6, 2021 In The News

Texas Rep. Colin Allred talks about the American Families Plan and the importance of paid family leave.

August 4, 2021 In The News

President Joe Biden last week signed a bill focused on funding Veterans Affairs construction projects throughout the nation and that includes a new facility in North Texas.

July 15, 2021 In The News

Initial payments of the expanded Child Tax Credit land Thursday in North Texans’ bank accounts, a provision that Congressman Colin Allred (District 32) supported in the American Rescue Plan.

July 14, 2021 In The News

Rep. Colin Allred (D-Texas) knows these issues better than probably any member of Congress, having played collegiately at Baylor, then as a linebacker for the Tennessee Titans.

July 7, 2021 In The News

The legislation would fund large-scale surface transportation projects, focusing on federal highways, highway safety programs and transit improvements. Reps. Colin Allred, D-Dallas, Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Dallas, and Marc Veasey, D-Fort Worth, got funding for their districts.

June 24, 2021 In The News

Congressman Colin Allred (TX-32) introduced the Open RAN Outreach Act, a bipartisan bill to strengthen the diversity of U.S. wireless networks and protect the supply chain from reliance on untrusted technology companies.

June 24, 2021 In The News

Rep. Colin Allred (D-TX) joins Lawrence O’Donnell to discuss ways to challenge Texas GOP voting restriction legislation as the TX Republican governor calls for a special session.

June 21, 2021 In The News

In 2019, neighbor Colin Allred was the first member of Congress to announce he was taking paternity leave after the birth of his son Jordan. He took two weeks off work, and after the birth of his second son, Cameron, he did it again.

This time, though, he came home for an entire month.

June 15, 2021 In The News

A bipartisan bill authorizing several Veterans Affairs construction projects funded in fiscal year 2021, including a spinal cord injury center in Dallas, Texas, has been introduced in Congress.

June 10, 2021 In The News

U.S. Labor Secretary Martin Walsh and Rep. Colin Allred met with business leaders and community organizers in Dallas on Thursday to tout the Biden administration’s plans to shore up the nation’s infrastructure and expand family leave benefits.